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Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home

3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ

OBITUARY

Lawrence Sears Jr.

September 20, 1965July 27, 2020
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Lawrence "Larry" Sears Jr. 54, of Manchester Township passed away peacefully at home with his loving family by his side on Monday, July 27th, 2020. Larry was born in Homestead, Florida, to parents Lawrence Sears Sr. and Joyce Broughton on September 20th, 1965. As a small child Larry moved with his family to Lakehurst, NJ where he grew up and attended Manchester High School where he played soccer. At the age of 17, Larry felt the desire to serve his community and became an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). He went on to become a member of Manchester First Aid and Ridgeway Fire Company. Upon graduating high school, Larry entered the US Army; serving 3 plus years. After his service with the Army, Larry returned to his home town of Lakehurst and gained employment with SAS Ambulance service and later on Quality Medical Transport. In 1999, Larry and his wife Cynthia moved to Manchester Twp. Three years later, they had a daughter of their own (Krystal Sears). He remained here until his passing. Larry although he got much enjoyment and fulfillment being an EMT and firefighter, his true passion was auto racing and his family. He was a kind loving man who loved both his job and family more than anything. Larry attended many racing events with his family at New Egypt raceway park, Wall Stadium, and ATCO raceway. He also enjoyed watching football, especially when the Dallas Cowboys were playing; he was a big fan. Larry leaves behind his wife of 16 years, Cynthia Sears, step-father, Richard Herrick, mother, Joyce Black, brother, Matthew Herrick, sister, Michelle Pabst, children: Michelle Rector, Lawrence Snyder, Lawrence Sears III, Heather Sears, Stephen Sears, Jason Mount, and Krystal Sears. He was predeceased by father, Lawrence Sears Sr. Visitation for Larry will be on Friday, July 31st, 2020 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Rd, Manchester. Due to the covid pandemic, face masks must be worn and strict social distancing guidelines will be adhered to. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made in memory of Larry to the American Cancer Society. Condolences to the family may be left at www.andersoncampbellmanchester.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 31, 2020

  • Visitation

    Friday, July 31, 2020

Memories

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Gary , Tamara & Gabrielle Wetzel

July 31, 2020

Cynthia , Krystal & family, May you be comforted by your beautiful memories... Our deepest sympathy. The Wetzel family

Jennifer Garelick

July 31, 2020

Larry I will always cherish the many memories I had with you on the ambulance. All of the things you taught me about EMS. How you always had a hug and a smile for me. The endless laughs. You are one of a kind and you leave behind a huge hole. Until I see you again . Love you

Christine Pagano

July 30, 2020

Larry was one of the most kindest and gentle souls I’ve ever met. I’m so sad to hear of his passing. May he Rest In Peace and be free from his suffering. I’m so sorry for your family’s loss.

Jim Bien jr

July 30, 2020

Larry rest easy my friend of many years, soccer, EMS, Fire doesn’t matter your A brother, god bless all in your family and continue the guidance as angel as you’ve done in past with your family and friends Love ya, never be forgotten,

Shellie Reynolds

July 28, 2020

You where a great guy and very funny.Im so sad to see you go.But I know you are out of pain and suffering now.You will be truly missed by so many.Say hello to my dad for me and my mom.I know you will be watching over everyone up in heaven.R.I.P my friend.
Sending many prayers,love and hugs to the family.🙏🙏🙏🙏❤❤❤❤

Monica Rivas

July 28, 2020

You were quite the teacher and friend your knowledge knew no bounds. EMS was a step I became comfortable with due to your guidance. Not on that position anymore but I thank you for helping me be the best at the time. Also thanks to you I met my husband and have 2 beautiful boys and 21 years of marriage. You'll be missed sooo much. Fly high larry watch over all of us

Doris Horner

July 28, 2020

So sorry that you left at such an early age.You were a very good cousin.You will be missed by so many people.God was given another angel.

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